Terms & Conditions

Placing a bid constitutes bidder's acceptance of all Terms and Conditions as follows:

Each auction lot will be sold to the highest bidder. In the event of duplicate high bids, the earliest bid recognized by the auctioneer will be accepted. No retractions of bids are permitted. EAC Gallery reserves the right to withdraw any lots. EAC Gallery reserves the right to reject any bids. 

BIDDER REGISTRATION
Registration is required to bid.  It is recommended that you complete your bidder registration prior to the concluding day of the auction

VIEW THE AUCTION
Click on the CURRENT AUCTION tab
Use our SEARCH box to find lots by lot number or key words or use the CATEGORY list to call up an entire auction section

PLACING YOUR BIDS
LOGIN TO YOUR ACCOUNT AT http://www.eacgallery.com/ Open the full lot description of the lot you wish to bid on.  Click on the BIDDING button or scroll to the bottom of the page to enter your straight or max bid.  Not ready to place your bid?  Click on the WATCH THIS LOT button to add this lot to your watch list

BUYER'S PREMIUM - There will be a 19-1/2 % Buyer's Premium added to the final hammer price of each auction lot

MINIMUM BID
Bids will not be accepted for any amount below the minimum bid listed with each lot

BID INCREMENTS
Bidding increments are 10% rounded up to the next full dollar

ABSENTEE, CEILING, MAX OR LIMIT BIDS are accepted. When placing such bids you are instructing EAC Gallery to competitively bid on your behalf up to but not above your highest bid

LOT RESERVES
Some lots may carry a reserve below which the lot will not be sold. EAC Gallery may place bids on behalf of the consignor for such lots up to the reserve.  Max bids placed for those lots with reserves will be automatically bid up to but not above the reserve, or up to the max bid if the reserve exceeds the max bid  

OUTBID NOTIFICATION
You may select email as your outbid notification method on your MY ACCOUNT page.  Telephone outbid notification may also be selected on your MY ACCOUNT page or by telephone request.  This service is not guaranteed

FIVE MINUTE RULE
During the extended time period all bids are welcome - whether or not you have placed earlier bids.  The auction will close without further notice when  (1) at least five minutes have elapsed with no telephone or online bids and (2) all call back requests have been serviced or (3) the auctioneer has determined that the auction shall end.  The five minute rule does not guarantee infinite extensions of the auction end time.  All lots will close at the same time

SALES TAX

NEW YORK STATE  4% sales tax will be collected for all lots shipped to all New York State addresses unless a fully executed New York State resale certificate is received prior to the conclusion of the auction

FLORIDA  7% sales tax will be collected for all lots shipped to all Florida addresses


GUARANTEES
EAC Gallery guarantees the authenticity of all lots without time limit, to the purchaser of record. Disputes of authenticity shall be resolved with the return of lot in exact condition as shipped with no alteration, change in condition or damage, accompanied by (1) proof of purchase (2) return authorization issued by EAC Gallery (3) a written opinion from a recognized expert in the related collecting field who has been deemed acceptable by both buyer and seller, challenging the authenticity. Refund is limited to the total purchase price (total of sale price and any buyer's premium collected)

CONDITION OF LOTS
ALL LOTS INCLUDE A CONDITION REPORT AS FOLLOWS:
ON A SCALE OF 1 TO 10 (10 BEING BEST)
MINT        10
NM           8/9
EX           6/7
VG          4/5
G            2/3
Framed items may not have been examined out of frame
Condition description of lot excludes condition of frame.  All framing is sold in "as is" condition.  While we make every effort to protect the frames included in some lots during pre-auction storage and post-auction shipping, we are not responsible for any damage to the frames themselves, and no refunds will be given due to frame damage

WINNING BID NOTIFICATION
Successful bidders will be notified by email and mail upon the close of auction

PAYMENT
Payment is accepted by personal or business check, PayPal to bid@eacgallery.com, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Wire Transfer or cash.  Both credit card and PayPal payments may be made directly from your My Account page
Payment of all auction invoices will be due no later than 7 days after the conclusion of the auction. 
In the event of nonpayment the bidder's credit card account on file will be charged. EAC Gallery may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a 1.5% per month late charge on outstanding balances over thirty (30) days after auction conclusion

SHIPPING
Bidder will be invoiced for packing, insurance and shipping. All lots will be shipped fully insured. Damage to packages must be reported within 24 hours of receipt, all packaging materials must be retained, and insurance claim procedures followed. All customs duties, taxes and fees are solely the responsibility of the bidder

RETURNS
Returns of auction lots will be accepted when received at EAC Gallery within 30 days of the concluding auction date with no alteration or damage to the condition of the item. A return authorization must be obtained from EAC Gallery prior to shipping all returns. A full refund of hammer price and buyer's premium paid will be promptly issued, no questions asked

ALL BIDDERS AND PURCHASERS AGREE TO BE GOVERNED BY THE JURISDICTION SELECTED BY EAC GALLERY

KEY TO RATINGS ON A SCALE OF 1 TO 10 (10 BEING BEST)
MINT        10
NM           8/9
EX           6/7
VG          4/5
G            2/3
MB         MINIMUM BID